Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Tyrades! Are Vertical Farms on the Up and Up?

Series: Tyrades | Story 11

August 6, 2020

When I was a carefree lad watching “Lost in Space,” the Robinson family’s high-tech hydroponic garden sounded neat.

Now I worry that the science fiction program sowed seeds that are taking us too far away from our roots of harvest festivals and “planting by the signs.”

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, “vertical farms” may be the wave of the future -- if we can find enough vertical WORKERS. (“Quit nagging, mom. I can’t have been slumped over the video game console for more than – HOW long does it take for mold to make penicillin? I WOULD whip out RENT...

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